The Mutt Strut is a community-wide animal celebration that includes a pledge driven walk, and vendors, food trucks and activities for dogs and their humans. The festivities will take place on Saturday, May 16, 2020, rain or shine.  The Mutt Strut promotes healthy relationships between people and their companion animals and education about the sustainable health of pets and their people.

When:  Saturday, September 12, 2020 9 am- 2 pm

Location: Ford Field in Dearborn, MI (22051 Cherry Hill St.)


8:00 AM: On -site registration and check-in begins

9:00 AM: Vendor Booths Open

9:15 AM: Awards Ceremony for Top Fundraisers

9:25 AM: Sponsor Remarks

9:30 AM: Walk Start

9:30 AM: Lure Course Opens

10:00 AM: Food Trucks Open

2:00 PM: Event Ends



Pet Games & Contests Schedule

10:00 AM: Best Howler

10:30 AM: Mummify Your Dog

11:30 AM: Best Kisser

12:00 PM: Hot Dog Toss

12:30 PM: Owner Look-a-Like

1:00 PM: Musical Hoops

1:30 PM: Best Mystery Mutt

2:00 PM: Peanut Butter Lick


Fundraising Prizes

We encourage all Mutt Strut participants to create a page and fundraise to support FAMD and the animals we help. To reward you for your efforts, the top fundraising team will win the chance to name up to 4 shelter animals. You will also receive a photo of the animals you have named.

Animal Services and Administration

2661 Greenfield, Dearborn, MI 48120
Fax: 313-943-2262  OR

Mon-Fri: 9am-11am and Noon – 4pm
Saturday: 9am-11am and Noon – 4pm
Sunday: Closed

The MaryAnn Wright Animal Adoption and Education Center

16121 Reckinger Road, Dearborn, MI 48126
Phone:  313-943-2697

Monday: Closed
Tues, Thurs: Noon – 4pm
Wed, Fri: Noon – 4pm
Saturday: Noon – 4pm
Sunday: Closed


The Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, nonprofit organization (Tax ID No. 38-3171570).
Your generous donations are 100% appreciated and 100% tax deductible.